Compare LGBT Rights in Hong Kong & Taiwan

Equality Index ?
64 / 100
66 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
76% Did not mention homosexuals
24% Mentioned homosexuals
58% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
27% Justifiable
30% Not justifiable
22% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
51% Agree
18% Disagree
51% Agree
35% Disagree
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
39% Good place
42% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Since 1947
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2017
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Since 2021
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsIllegal
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionUnknownAmbiguous
Since 2022
Serving openly in militaryN/ALesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2002
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)
Since 2017
Banned (5-year deferral)
Since 2018
Conversion therapyUnknownBanned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2006
Since 1947
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